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Nuvolari and His Most Legendary Drive: The 1935 German Grand Prix

Every so often a race earns immortality due to a spectacular event. The 1993 European Grand Prix at Donington when Senna in a underpowered Mclaren went from fifth to first on lap one and then went on to win by a huge distance. The 1979 French Grand Prix when Gilles Villeneuve and Rene Arnoux had one of the greatest battles in Formula 1 history for second place. The list goes on... However, one drive for me eclipses any drive that I have ever seen or read about. This was a drive in the pre-championship era when safety was virtually non-existent. This was the drive by Tazio Nuvolari at the 1935 German Grand Prix. The 1935 German Grand Prix was held at the world famous Nurburgring race circuit. The 174 turn, 22.8 kilometre race track provides ...

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